hey, auntie beak, resident garden geek here again, with a nifty and easy-to-use tool that will help you determine when to plant your seeds, whether you’re starting indoors or directly in the garden.
visit this link on google docs: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArteSOU626mxdEFxOXU0VXN1VzJkVXVaaWl2UTEtYmc&usp=sharing
this will bring you to the spreadsheet. then, if you click the “file” menu (in google docs, not in your web browser), and select “download as…,” you can copy the file to your computer, where you can open it up and use it. find your first frost-free date for your location, enter it in the upper right box (the blue type), and voila! all your planting dates for your location for about every variety of vegetable you wish.